Facts about Abyssinian Cats, "Scientific name for cat is Felis Catus". The Abyssinian is a shorthaired domestic cat breed. Abyssinian Cat has a typical marked tabby fur, in which individual hairs are hooped with varied colors. The Abyssinian Cat attained its name as it is the native of Abyssinia, which is now called as Ethiopia. The Abyssinian Cat breed has turned out to be one among the most admired short-haired breed cats in the United States.
The Abyssinian Cat breed is a slim, fine-boned, average-sized cat. The head of the Abyssinian Cat breed is fairly wedge shaped, with a small break at the muzzle, and the chin and nose ideally creating a straight perpendicular line when observed in profile. The Abyssinian Cat boast alert, moderately big pointed ears. The remarkably expressive eyes of the Abyssinian Cat are in the shape of an almond and are in green, gold, hazel or copper color, according to the color of the fur. The legs of the Abyssinian Cat breed are long in ratio with an elegant body, with tiny oval paws. The tail of the Abyssinian Cat breed is long and tapering.
Usually, the kittens of the Abyssinian breed are born with dark furs that slowly lighten as they grow, typically over numerous months. The coat of the adult Abyssinian Cat breed is not excessively short and is perfectly fine, thick and close-lying, soft to the touch. The agouti or ticked effect is the trademark of the Abyssinian Cat breed, hereditary is an alternative of the tabby pattern and is consistent over the body. The ridge of the spinal column of the Abyssinian Cat and tail, the pads of the paws and the rear of the back legs are visibly darker at all times. Each hair boasts a light base with four or five bands of extra color, becoming darker on the way to the tip. The Abyssinian Cat base color is as lucid as possible and any general mixture with grey is considered a grave fault. A propensity for white on the cheek is common with the Abyssinian Cat, but similarly minimum. The distinctive tabby marking with the shape of the letter M is habitually seen on the forehead.
The unique color standard of the Abyssinian Cat breed is a temperate profound reddish-brown base with black marking. This black marking is generally called usual in the United Kingdom and elsewhere it is called as ruddy. Sorrel, which is also called red or cinnamon, a lighter base with the color of the copper metal with chocolate brown marking, is a unique change of this original outline. Other alternates have been brought in through, out-crossings to the breeds of Burma and other short-haired varieties, particularly fawn on a softer cream base and blue on a warm beige base.
Abyssinian Cat breeds are popular, owing to the large part of their strange intelligence and usually extroverted, willful and playful personalities. The Abyssinian Cats are said to turn out to be depressed without the regular activity and consideration from their owners. In marked difference to this sociable nature, the Abyssinian Cat are inclined to be incredibly quiet cats, with soft tones. Abyssinian breeds can be hard to show because some cats are excessively nervous or particularly introverted of unfamiliar people.
The Abyssinian Cat breed can tend to gingivitis, which can show the way to serious periodontitis. Familial renal amyloidosis, which is a kidney muddle owing to a mutation in the AA amyloid protein, DNA has been found in Abyssinian Cat breeds. The Abyssinian Cats have ruthless problems with blindness due to a heritable retinal degeneration.
The average lifespan of the Abyssinian breed ranges from 12 years to 15 years.
Abyssinian Cats on average sleep 13 to 14 hours a day and when they are awake, the spend a lot of time liking themselves to keep themselves clean. Abyssinian Cats help control rodents like small rats and mice where the live homes, warehouse, ect.
A female Abyssinian Cat is called a "queen or molly", male Abyssinian Cat is called a "tom" and the name "clowder" is called a group and young or baby cats are called kittens. Abyssinian Cats have very sharp hearing and their sense of smell is fantastic. The reason why Abyssinian Cats can squeeze through very small spaces is that they have free-floating clavicle bones that their shoulders are attach to their forelimbs. Abyssinian Cats outer ear uses 32 muscles to control it, and a human has only 6 muscles in its ear and a cat can move its ears 180 degrees. A Abyssinian Cat can move their ears independently.
The cat's hairball is called a "bezoar" (meaning a concretion or calculus found in the intestines or stomach of certain animals, in particular ruminants, formerly alleged to be an effective cure for poison). A Abyssinian Cat can climb up a tree well but can not climb head first down a tree, because all the claws on a cat’s paw points the same direction, to get down from a tree, a cat has to back down. A Abyssinian Cat can run at a top speed of about 30 mph (48.2 km) over a short distance. A cat rubs against a person to not only to be affectionate but also to mark out its territory. A Abyssinian Cat usually has about 12 whiskers on each side of its face. Grown Abyssinian Cats have 30 teeth. Kittens have about 26 temporary teeth, which they lose when they are about 6 months old.